On Saturday, July 22 at 10:00 am & 2:00 p.m. a 90 minute walking tour will depart from the Farmers Bank in Old Towne Petersburg.
Artillery demonstrations and talks by rangers and living historians will be featured as we commemorate the anniversary of the most famous battle of the siege of Petersburg: The Battle of the Crater.
Event focuses on Southern soldiers who died during the Battle of the Crater and found their final resting place at Blandford Cemetery in Petersburg.
A look at military fortifications from the Civil War to World War I.
Volunteer reenactors, representing Cooper's Battery, will discuss and demonstrate the steps involved in firing a 12 pounder Napoleon cannon.
Last updated: February 3, 2017
Petersburg National Battlefield
1539 Hickory Hill Road